Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Mocha Brownies


  • 55 grams butter 
  • 115 grams plain chocolate
  • 175 grams brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee powder dissolved in 1 tbsp of hot water
  • 85 grams flour
  • 1/2 baking powder
  • 55 grams  chopped peanuts (optional)


Place butter and chocolate in a saucepan over low heat until melted.
Stir and set and aside to cool.

Place the sugar and eggs in a large bowl and cream together until light and fluffy.
Pour the chocolate mixture and the cooled coffee and mix.

Sift in the flour an baking powder and lightly fold into the mixture.

Pour the mixture into a tin.
Bake in a preheated oven @ 175 for 20-25 minutes.

Cool in the tin for few minutes.
Cool completely and when cold cut into squares.

Adapted from: cake book

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Red velvet cupcake


  • 3 1/2 cups flour -Remove 7 tbsp of flour with cornflour
  • 3/4  cup  or 160 gms butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tbsp cocoa
  • 3 tbsp red food colour+ 3 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 1/2 cup butter milk


  1. Sift the flour  mix with baking soda at lest 3 times and keep aside.
  2. In a large bowl beat butte and sugar until very light and fluffy.
  3. Add  one egg at a time, beating well after adding each one.
  4. In a bowl and cocoa , food colour, water and vanilla essence, whisk them well.
  5. Carefully add to the batter and continue beating on low speed.
  6. Mix buttermilk with salt.
  7. Add flour mix and buttermilk, beat until all the ingredients are mixed.
  8. Preheat the oven @175 for 10 minutes.
  9. Scoop the mixture into cupcake liners and bake until the toothpick comes out clean.

Adapted from Magnolia's Bakery recipe but did little of changes.



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